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  • 00:57

    Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties

    in Family

    Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck features Patricia Fares-O’Malley, PhD, a psychotherapist, teacher, hypnotherapist, stress and grief management specialist. She also authored the book, Healing The Love Wound – Relationships after Divorce.

    This program focuses on the challenges stepfamilies face, and Patricia helps us understand what it takes for blended families to cohabitate with respect and harmony. Patricia has experienced this firsthand and shares her personal and professional experience regarding how to best manage your emotions, including grief, and go on to raise healthy kids and successful families.

    This is a program you don’t want to miss if you are entering into a blended-family situation. We’ll address the all-important question, what is the most important thing a couple should do before marrying the second time around?

  • 02:01

    FiNeSse with Felicia-REBROADCAST-STEPFAMILIES

    in News

    In Cheryl's World, there are journalists, writers, actors, divas, activists, health nutritionists, politicians, entertainers, community organizers and more.  We're sharing information, providing support, uplifting communities and attempting to solve the world's problems.

  • 00:28

    Stepmother Lament: I Am Going to DISENGAGE! I Really Am!

    in Women

    Did you ever feel as if you just want to walk away?  Or, not feel as strongly as you do about the children, the ex, your partner?  It may be time to DISENGAGE.  But, what does that word mean?  Do you leave town?  Do you stop talking to everyone?  Do you just stop doing anything?  It all may sound great or very scary.  Barb Goldberg gives you tips on how to disengage and find the life you may be looking for. 


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me. Email me at Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks or click on the Stepmom Support tab on the website.

  • 02:01

    FiNeSse with Felicia-Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamilies Relationship

    in News

    Special Guest-Dr. Patricia Papernow


    Stepfamily relationship


    Thought-provoking, informative, interesting and inspiring talk and commentary.


    Surviving 

  • 01:31

    Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 1111

    in Self Help

    Tonight's special guest is Georgina Capetillo from Astoria Queens, New York, a survivor of child abuse who's Hoping to become a resource for adult survivors who have been (or in some cases, are) abused by their stepparent. Georgina founder of Adult Survivors of Step-family Abuse (ASSA) a support network for people who have been abused by step-family during their childhood. As Howard University alumni, she was awarded a B.A in Philosophy and Political Science. Georgina completed her graduate studies at University of Massachusetts in 2013 with a concentration on Conflict Resolution. She is also the founder and president of Secular Common Ground, a dispute resolution think tank for secular issues. Her specialties include gender equality, humanist ethics, human rights, mental health, secularism, immigration, feminism and civil justice. StepNet seeks to reconcile issues regarding stepchildren. The goals are to support survivors of stepfamily abuse and offer conflict resolution education to stepfamilies and support for adult survivors of stepfamily abuse and hardship. StepNet covers many bases. "This organization aims to support mainly adult survivors of stepparent abuse or hardship," writes Georgina. "It is a problem we all have heard of, but it is seldom addressed. I aim to create a community of people with similar experiences and welcome supporters to join the cause. As of now StepNet offers resources that address mental health issues due to abuse / hardship and a discussion forum. StepNet is in it's beginning stage but our future goals are provide a hotline, conduct research on stepfamily abuse/hardship and become a strong support group."

  • 00:06

    The Greatest Mother's Day Card Ever Written

    in Women

    Mother's Day is the perfect time to be reminded how much we matter.  The truth is only we can write our Mother's Day story.  Enjoy this show as I take a stab at the perfect Mother's Day card.  I would love your feedback. 


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me. 

  • 01:00

    Emily Bouchard - Estate Planning for the Blended Family & Family Businesses

    in Business

    What should you do if you have built a family business but find many of your family dynamics are not serving your business well?


    Emily Bouchard is a specialist in building relationships that allow people to thrive in their lives.  For over 20 years Emily has worked with children, individuals, couples and families building skills to overcome significant challenges.  In 2003, she founded www.Blended­Families.com, LLC, where expert coaches make a positive difference in the lives of stepfamilies. Emily has been featured in major media including The Today Show, CNN, the Wall Street Journal and The New YorkTimes and is the co­author of Estate Planning for the Blended Family.


    Emily is the managing partner of the Wealth Legacy Group (www.wealthlegacygroup.net), their team coaches clients on how to successfully navigate the emotional impact of wealth and family dynamics.


    Contact Emily:



    Emily@wealthlegacygroup.net
    www.wealthlegacygroup.net
    https://www.facebook.com/WealthLegacyGroup
    LinkedIn: Emily Bouchard


     


     

  • 00:14

    WHEN A STEPMOTHER SHOULD APOLOGIZE

    in Women

    APOLOGIZING.  Do you hate the sound of that as much as I do?  Do you feel confused as to when you should apologize?  Or, do you know how to apologize?  Like all things stepfamily, it's more complicated.  Right?  So, let's talk about apologizing.


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me. 

  • 00:09

    IS MY VALUE TIED TO MY FAMILY?

    in Women

    Have you ever been frustrated by all that you are doing?  Then, no one seems to notice anything that we do.  Or, we feel totally ignored or disrespected.  In today's show, I challenge you to think about how we might spend your time in a little different way.  It's a start to a journey towards getting to a state of freedom.  Let me know if this short show resonates with you.~ Barb


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.~Barb


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    The private Facebook group, Stepmom Life Class.  Friend Barb Goldberg on FB to gain entry.


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh

  • 01:01

    Prerecorded: Blended Family Revisited

    in Christianity

    When families "blend" to create stepfamilies, things rarely progress smoothly. Some children may resist changes, while parents can become frustrated when the new family doesn't function like their previous family. While changes to family structure require adjustment time for everyone involved, these guidelines can help blended families work out their growing pains and live together successfully. success which may differ than that of the author's. As we read the opening chapter, we realize that it requires a certain amount of effort or a digging deeper within ourselves to question our values in life. Our definition of success is unique to us and unless we have a clear vision of what success personally means to us, we will be unable to work towards it. Fundamentally, it requires a snapshot of our strengths, weaknesses and what is important to us. Once we get a handle on how we perceive success, the next step will be formulating a road map to help us on our way, that incidentally, will also include many peaks and not just one pinnacle along the way.

  • 00:12

    STEPMOTHER LAMENT: I AM NOT YOUR BACK-UP SYSTEM!

    in Women

    Ever feel as if you are your family's back up plan?  You know what I mean.  Mom can't do something.  Stepmother does it.  Dad has to work.  Stepmother steps in.  Stepchildren coming this weekend?  Stepmother cooks. Stepmother makes the plans.  Stepmother does the laundry.  Stepchild needs to be picked up from an activity?  Stepmother gets the call. 


    Does this resonate with you?  This is the show for you.


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    The private Facebook group, Stepmom Life Class.  Friend Barb Goldberg on FB to gain entry.


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me or SCHEDULE A COACHING SESSION:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh